Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Catabrosa aquatica (L.) P.Beauv. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration
Family Poaceae
Catabrosa aquatica (L.) P.Beauv.
brook grass, water whorl-grass
Catabrosa: Greek meaning "eating" referring to eroded glumes
aquatica: growing in or near water
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Status: Endangered
Plant: perennial, aquatic grass
(Glossary)

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Synonyms 
Aira aquatica L.
Catabrosa aquatica (L.) P.Beauv. var. aquatica
Catabrosa aquatica (L.) P.Beauv. var. uniflora S.F.Gray

         
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